Final Speakers announced for VRX Immersive Enterprise

Though most of the focus has been on E3 2018, its important to remember that there are other events coming up that are also worth your attention. VRX Immersive Enterprise is coming up fast, and the organisers have just revealed what the final line up of featured speakers will be. The VRX series of events…

Arcade VR Shooter Nightstar Alliance Is Now Available In Early Access

Tiny Leviathan Studios, an independent developer with only three full-time members of staff, revealed their virtual reality (VR) arcade shooter Nightstar Alliance not long ago but now it has released into Early Access. This neon filled, arcade shooter invites players to command a powerful battlecruiser and stop all sorts of things from destroying humankind. Players…

Air New Zealand Partners With Magic Leap

Though Magic Leap remains tight-lipped on the details of its main product, that has not stopped to company from establishing relationships with brands and companies, such as the recently announced strategic partnership with Air New Zealand. The airline is working with Magic Leap and London-based creative studio Framestore to create an experience that lets travellers…

Review: Black Hat Cooperative

People of an age and sufficient Britishness to remember the classic fantasy game show Knightmare might be familiar with the idea of one person with restricted vision being guided by someone with a less constrained view. That is the central premise of Black Hat Cooperative. While most virtual reality (VR) videogames are designed to be…

Concept3D Launch Interactive 3D Map Platform

For event organisers, the idea of being able to tour an event location without having to physically travel there is a very appealing one, particularly for those with busy schedules. Concept3D are making this possible with its interactive maps and immersive virtual tour software. One of the first locations to be added to the Concept3D…

Parisian Hospital Begins Testing VR As A Pain Relief Alternative

Patients visiting the Hospital’s ER in need of minor surgeries or treatments can now opt to use VR to increase their tolerance to pain and decrease anxiety. The Saint-Josepth Hospital in Paris, France is among the first to test immersive VR pain management techniques created by a start-up called Healthy Mind, which can in some…

Secure Your Bloodline And The Kingdom In Wonfourn

In an age of swords, castles and dragons kingdoms set stock in the bloodline of the royals. The needs of the kingdom are absolute and it is up to those of the bloodline in order to lead by example, defend the borders, bring order to the common folk and glory to the country and your…

Preview: The Last Day Defense VR

Tower defence videogames were born from real-time strategy, offering a quicker route into the action that the slow build-up needed for most RTS titles, which is what The Last Day Defence VR tries to offer Steam VR users. The Last Day Defence VR sets up a conflict happening in the far future between two huge…

Microsoft Has No Plans For ‘Xbox Consoles In VR’

Microsoft’s messaging around VR on Xbox has been confused to say the least, having introduced its Xbox One X console to the world in 2016 stating that it would support “high fidelity VR”, then promising that ‘Mixed Reality’ experiences would come to the console this year. None of that has happened, though, and getting a…

Rebellion Release New Screenshots for Arca’s Path

There are surprisingly few virtual reality (VR) videogames that make use of the idea of gaze control, and even fewer that do it well. Dream Reality Interactive and publisher Rebellion are hoping to give this type of control scheme a revival with Arca’s Path. Arca’s Path has been designed to be a serene and relaxing…

Watch John Cusack In The Trailer For VR Thriller Distorted Reality

Another well-known Hollywood name is placing his bets on VR being the next big thing. This time it’s John Cusack, and you can already see him in this 360 degree trailer for Distorted Reality. As with recent VR projects starring Nicolas Cage and John Travolta, Distorted Reality is a tie-in to an upcoming theatrical film…

Friends & Trading Coming To Pokémon GO

Since its launch back in 2016 Pokémon GO has gone through a number of evolutions – none of which has thankfully involved using a Sun Stone, or a Kings Rock or a Dragon Scale or anything like that. Throughout the lifespan of the augmented reality (AR) supporting title, however, Niantic Labs have moved to keep…

Oculus: A ‘Significant Percentage’ Of VR Users Still Play Seated

You might think that, over two years into consumer VR, most people would have their full room-scale spaces properly set up, allowing for enthusiasts to bound around an open space like they were really there. As it turns out, though, many Oculus Rift owners still like to play sitting down. Jason Rubin, VP of Content…

Enlist The Power Of The Ancients In The Ancients AR, Now Available

You may have heard about a n augmented reality (AR) title by the name of The Ancients AR, being developed by Warsaw based studio Immersion, which promises to give players the thrill of intense battles on the ocean complete with giants. The title has now released onto iOS devices thanks to Apple’s ARKit meaning players…

WITHIN Uses WebVR For Distribution Platform

For many users, trying to enjoy virtual reality (VR) content is not a seamless experience. Depending on if you want to enjoy, there are a bewildering array of apps and storefronts to navigate to find the desired content. WebVR tries to change that by offering VR content with only a web browser. Now filmmaking company…

Someone Ported A Game Boy Emulator To Oculus Go

Nintendo’s Game Boy was one of the first all-in-one portable gaming systems in the world, and now you can play its huge line-up of games on one of the first all-in-one portable VR systems in the world. Reddit user CidVonHighwind has ported Gearboy, a Game Boy and Game Boy Color emulator, to the new Oculus…

How Virtual Reality Can Transform Language Teaching

In the connected world that we live in, having command on multiple languages can be a great plus for anyone. In some countries, learning English serves as a way for people to find jobs in foreign countries to achieve financial stability. However, these people are often faced challenges when it comes to grasping command on…

Red Rover Is A Mars Driving Sim Using Real Life Imagery

There are lots of VR experiences that take us to Mars, but Red Rover from indie developer Alan Chan is using real-world imagery of the red planet to deliver a surprisingly authentic experience. Set to release tomorrow with optional Oculus Rift support, Red Rover is a Mars driving simulator. You control a land rover on…

No Body? No Problem! With Singapore University VR Cadavers

Are you ever worried that you’re not really doing anything meaningful with your life? Like most people I worry that after I die nothing I did will really amount to anything, so one day I got a brilliant idea: donating my body to science. It’s perfect! I don’t actually have to do anything and yet…

New Screenshots Released For Gungrave VR

The upcoming virtual reality (VR) re-release of the classic PlayStation 2 title, Gungrave VR, has revealed a number of new screenshots that showcase the action packed title. Originally released back in 2002 the title has been sleeping every since. That is until now that XSEED and Marvelous Entertainment are bringing the title to the West…

International Business Festival Brings Shanghai to Liverpool

The 2018 International Business Festival has recently opened in Liverpool, UK, bringing a host of key business people from across the world and also bringing a special immersive exhibition called Amazing Shanghai. The Amazing Shanghai exhibition is located in the main exhibition area of the International Business Festival, and uses augmented reality (AR) technology to…

New Paper Shows The Benefits Of VR Simulation For Mechanical Thrombectomy Training

Mentice, a leader in virtual reality (VR) based interventional medical simulation solutions, has welcomed the recent publication of a new research paper that looked into the use of high-end VR simulation for the acquisition of skills for the minimally invasive procedure. The paper, Metric-Based Virtual Reality Simulation for Mechanical Thrombectomy—A Paradigm Shift in Training for Mechanical…

Life in 360°: Plenty Of Fish In The Sea?

Thanks to Star Trek we often think of space as the ‘final frontier’, the great adventure into the unknown.  After all the human race knows a surprising amount about the Earth. We know it has a surface area of 510.1 million km². We know it has a radius of 6,371 kilometres. We know it has…

VR Companies Need To Attract More Women. Here’s How They Can.

With the industry growing hungry for female influence, women in VR has never been more important. In the early nineties, a TV studio took a risk. Executives were casting for a character named Dana Scully: a supporting role, they envisioned, being played by a woman with the same physical attributes as Pamela Anderson. Despite that…

Moviebill Brings AR Dinosaurs From Jurassic Park To Life

Jurassic World has been one the recent Hollywood releases which has completely embraced immersive technology, seeing a host of virtual reality (VR) location-based experiences as well as an augmented reality (AR) app. Now entertainment magazine Moviebill will offer another way to get acquainted with Jurassic World’s cast of prehistoric beasts. Moviebill has worked with Universal…